Springfield Armory introduces “The SAINT”, a new AR-15 style rifle

Springfield Armory Saint shooting
The Springfield Armory SAINT features a Bravo CompanyPKMT Key Mod forearm , with an integrated heat shield and many accessory mounting points

Highly anticipated on Springfield Armory website and social media, finally The SAINT in 5,56x45 (.223 Remington) caliber has finally arrived on the shelves of american gun shops.

The SAINT’s flat top design is optics ready and the package includes a flip-up rear aperture sight and fixed A2-style front. The 16-inch Chrome Moly Vanadium barrel features a 1:8 twist rate to handle a wide range of bullet types. The operation of the M16 bolt carrier group is managed by a mid-length gas system paired with a heavy tungsten buffer, resulting in an exceptionally smooth action. 

A good shot starts with the trigger, so that’s why the SAINT features micro-polished and Nickel Boron treated components. While it offers the right pull weight for defensive use, you won’t feel it.

Left side view of the Springfield Armory 'The SAINT'
Left side view of the Springfield Armory 'The SAINT' in 5,56x45 (.223 Remington) caliber
Right side view of the Springfield Armory 'The SAINT' 
Right side view of the Springfield Armory 'The SAINT' in 5,56x45 (.223 Remington) caliber
Stock of Springfield Armory 'The SAINT' 
The collapsible stock of the Springfield Armory SAINT is manufactured by Bravo Company and can be adjusted in any of six lengths
Springfield Armory SAINT flat top receiver
The Springfield Armory SAINT features a standard A2 FSB and birdcage flash suppressor and a flat top receiver with a folding BUIS as standard

Unlike most defensive rifles in its price range, the SAINT includes top notch furniture designed to improve both shooting experience and operator performance. An all new, exclusive Bravo Company PKMT KeyMod handguard packs heat shields and flexible attachment points into a slim and easy to handle form factor. The Bravo Company buttstock is rattle-free and complemented by a Bravo pistol grip designed to improve defensive performance. SAINT is currently available only in 5,56x45 caliber, but the mark “multicaliber” on the left side of the receiver suggests that other chamberings are on the way. Retail price is 899 USD.

For more information visit the Springfield Armory website

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